Zane Lowe returns for chat with Ben Cooper

Zane Lowe is heading back to the UK for a Radio Festival conversation with his former Radio 1 boss Ben Cooper.

The event forms part of the 2015 Radio Festival, which already has Chris Evans, Christian O’Connell, Nick Ferrari and Paul Gambaccini as headliners.

The Radio Festival Showcase takes place on Tuesday 29 September at the British Library in London. Buy tickets here.

Zane Lowe left Radio 1 after more than a decade with the organisation to join Apple as a presenter on Beats 1.

Other highlights include LBC presenter Nick Ferrari talking about the future of the BBC and Janet Street Porter will speak about the ‘Media Landscape’. The reveal of this year’s list of ReelWorld 30 under 30, and a performance from Jack Savoretti, will bring Radio Festival Showcase to a close on Tues 29 September.

Roly Keating, Chief Executive of the British Library said: “The British Library holds a fascinating archive of some 200,000 hours of radio dating from the early 1930s up to the present day, used by historians, academics and the creative industries to offer a unique, living portrait of what the nation is talking about – and what they listened to – at any given point in time. We are delighted to be hosting Radio Festival 2015 at the British Library, and look forward to celebrating this vibrant part of the nation’s creative heritage.”

Posted on Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 at 11:01 am by RadioToday

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